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April 13 2015


What’s inherently wrong is a company changing its terms of service to screw their users. What’s wrong is a company that sells your data without your consent. What’s wrong is a company that scales back customer service to save a buck, leaving its customers angry and frustrated.

But those things usually have nothing to do with whether you’re paying them or not.

Derek Powazek: Stop saying “If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product.”

September 16 2014

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August 02 2012

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Fireside chat with Elon Musk, (co-)founder of PayPal, SolarCity, Tesla Motors & SpaceX.

Asked about his future company ideas, he mentions electronic airplanes (vertically starting, supersonic), more efficient highways, fusion energy and a new mode of long-distance transportation called 'Hyperloop' (solar-powered, LA–SF in 30 minutes ).
He plans to retire on Mars, because "that'd be cool."

This guy is pure inspiration.

August 01 2012

What important truth do very few people agree with you on?
Peter Thiel's CS183: Startup - Class 1 Notes Essay
There’s something wrong with big companies, governments, and non-profits. ... North of 100 people in a company, employees don’t all know each other. Politics become important. Incentives change. Signaling that work is being done may become more important than actually doing work. These costs are almost always underestimated. ... Anyone on a mission tends to want to go from 0 to 1. You can only do that if you’re surrounded by others to want to go from 0 to 1. That happens in startups, not huge companies or government. ... You can’t develop new technology in existing entities.
Peter Thiel's CS183: Startup - Class 1 Notes Essay
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March 08 2012

Coolest startup I've seen at Launch so far: Ubooly, a plush toy with an iPod or iPhone for a brain. It entertains kids with jokes, learning games and pretend adventures. Yes, that is one expensive toy – but awww, how cute! They're raising money on Kickstarter right now.
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Don't be the product, buy the product!